Australia's "free trade agreement" with South Korea establishes a remarkable disparity between Koreans working in Australia and Australians working in Korea.
Australia’s temporary visa program is generally operating well, but new data shows where problems are emerging, writes immigration expert Henry Sherrell at Inside Story.
The government's hard-line anti-immigration rhetoric focuses on asylum seekers, particularly those arriving by boat, but what about the hundreds of thousands of migrants who come to Australia to work?
Seven trims freelancers ... 457 visa claims at Westpac ... the Liberals want YOU to sign up ...
Paul Howes feted as new hero of the Right on IR ... questions about IBM's visa use ... Bob Katter's high-tech campaign material ...
Rupert Murdoch has attacked Labor for being racist and portrayed himself as an immigration advocate. Does that ring true, given the stories his newspapers run? Crikey intern Ben Westcott trawls through the archives.
The government's effort to exploit concerns about 457 visas appears to be landing on fertile ground, today's Essential Report finds. And concerns about the 457 scheme are spread across the political spectrum.
Julia Gillard had a good week campaigning in western Sydney. But what will the long-term cost be of Labor's populist, anti-immigration rhetoric?